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Old New England Splint Baskets And How To Make Them

The master basketmaker shares techniques developed over many years. Beautiful color photographs of antique New England baskets inspire readers to adapt the step-by-step instructions for creating three new baskets: a round, rectangular, and square-to-round basket with traditional techniques. A unique chapter on the old tools and molds used in past generations is fascinating reading to all who enjoy antique baskets.

Paperback: 100 pages

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (July 1, 2007)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0887400450

ISBN-13: 978-0887400452

Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 0.4 x 11 inches

Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #1,449,683 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #163 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Baskets #199 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Folkcrafts

Well-written how-to shows how baskets were made in New England and how to recognize vintage baskets. The writing style is comfortable.

Great info, I just did not realize that the book was about using Ash trees.

I love it. Thanks Sheila

Lovely, informative book.

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